What are Rabbits
Rabbits are a small mammal.
Wild rabbits are usually around 20 – 50 cm long and weigh about 1.5 to 2kg.
They live in groups and usually habitat in meadows, woodland, fields, forests.
They generally live underground in burrows.
Rabbits are herbivores and feed on grass, leaves.
Rabbits can be a nuisance, they breed rapidly and can damage grass areas and gardens by digging holes and feeding.
There are certain times of the year in which treating rabbits is more effective.
Signs of Wild Rabbits
Usual signs of rabbits are sightings of rabbits.
Wild Rabbits are most active at dawn and dusk as this is generally the safest time for them to burrow and feed.
Scratchings in the grass is a sign of rabbits as are burrows.
Law requires that the land owner has the responsibility of keeping wild rabbits to a minimum.
How do Rabbits breed
Rabbits breed rapidly which is usually January to August, the gestation period is 4 weeks and they can have 2 – 4 litters per year generally giving birth to 3 – 6 young.
Rabbits can also conceive as little as 2 days after giving. birth.
Who can help me control Wild Rabbits?
Arrest Apest can help control your wild rabbit problem.
Our technicians have the experience to deal with any wild rabbit issues.